St Luke's Anglican Church in Enmore a lively, inclusive welcoming liturgical community

Francis of Assisi 2018

St Francis of Assisi

Like St Francis may we all be channels of peace in our community!

Welcome to our worship this morning!

At St Luke’s we seek to share God’s unconditional love and acceptance of all people, regardless of age, gender, race, marital or family status, sexual orientation, disability or wealth.

Celebrant:                           Fr Philip Bradford

Preacher:                            Fabian LoSchiavo & our young people

Welcomers:                        Peter Gilbert & Alfredo Narnolo

Next week:                         Ann Petersen & Stephen Gates

Readers:                              Susan Hill & Peter Gilbert
Readers next week:             Bryson & Belinda Reddy
Intercessor:                         Fabian and young people

Next week:                         Bianca & Bryson Reddy

Hospitality:                        Reddy family
Next Week:                        John M, Ruth C & Evelyn Maack

Flowers/Dusting Sat 20th :    Moya Holle & Grahame Sadler


Gluten free hosts are available – Please see the Welcomers.


This church is fitted with a hearing loop – please turn your hearing aid

to the T-setting.



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Welcome to any visitors today and please join with us for morning tea in the hall following the service.

The flowers in the church today to celebrate the life of Francis of Assisi have been donated by Noel Jeffs.

Wardens Meeting today after morning tea.

Special thanks to Andy Serafin and a thank you to everyone who has helped over the last 3-4 weeks with dismantling and moving from the old shop to the new and from our temp office to our lovely bright new mezzanine office. We’ve all done very well!!!

Our St Luke’s Play Group starts tomorrow Monday 15th October and will be held weekly between 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon for 0-5 year-old children and their Carers. For further information please talk to Ian Mylchreest, Matilda Rinker, Moya Holle or Christine Thurley.

Friday 19th October – St Paul’s Burwood Bus Trip (cost of $60 includes paper bag lunch, tea and coffee) – Lower North Shore Church Crawl starts at 8.45 a.m. from the public bus stop opposite the church. Bus leaves promptly at 9 a.m. See their website for further particulars.

Sunday 21 October is our St Luke’s Patronal Festival service, The Rev’d Judith Atkinson, Rector of the Parish of Hampden, Melbourne Diocese, will now be our guest preacher. The service is followed by a shared lunch. Due to a function in the hall the preceding evening, it will be necessary to set up our hall for the lunch before church on Sunday morning about 8.30 am; all help appreciated with putting up tables, chairs and putting cloths, glasses and cutlery out.

Also Sunday October 21 at 3:30 for 4 p.m. – Soundings at All Saints. Church Hall, 2 Ambrose Street, Hunter’s Hill – see noticeboard for details.

Thursday 25 OctoberAnglicans Together Dinner at City Tattersalls Club, 194 Pitt St, Sydney – 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. start. Please tell Moya Holle if you are coming. Our Guest Speaker this year is our very own Anne Hywood, General Secretary of the General Synod, Anglican Church of Australia. ($70/$65 conc., pay in advance to

Saturday 27 October, 9.30 to 3.30 – NSW Ecumenical Council Theological Reflection Commission Conference, College of Divinity – see noticeboard.

Sunday 28 October – Parish Council meets after morning tea.

Expressions of interest are invited from parishioners and friends for an all-day Quiet Day – Sat 1st Dec at Golden Grove and/or a weekend Retreat at Stroud on 3/4th November. If you are interested in either of these, please speak to Fr Philip next week or email him on

Opshop Volunteers needed, particularly on Saturday mornings. If you can assist once a month or only occasionally, please see Ruth.

The day of our Christmas Fair is fast approaching– Saturday 24 November 2018 – time to think about baking Christmas cakes and puddings. This event is always on the last Saturday in November so please put it in your diary to help on that day. Our stalls require your help! The Fair always has a Christmas Hamper competition, so if you wish to donate something please place it in the box in the foyer.

Toys & Tucker – just a reminder that we will be collecting new toys and foods from now until early December (not chocolates or anything that melts)

Christmas Day – Community meal in the hall? If anyone does not have family to go to on Christmas Day and would like to be part of this community celebration, see Noel Jeffs who is eager to galvanize interest.

Intercessions for this week:

Mathias Oduro; Katherine Oldfield; Julie & Philippa Olston; Ann, Rachel Petersen & Wolf.


Tony Purcell; Ramendra, Jo, Thomas & Lucy Raj; Andrew, Rachel, Belinda, Bianca & Bryson & Joyce Reddy.


Eddie, Susan, Stephanie, Edwin, Leilani & Carmen Reddy; John Reimer.


Matilda Rinker; Grahame Sadler; Ken Searle; Andy Serafin & Colin Spokes.


Peter Seymour; Somsakdi Sirithammakij & Richard Hagen.

Saturday: Ray and Laurel Sommer and Karlene Thompson.

Parish Information       ABN.78 161 584 893.


Sung Eucharist and Children’s Ministry at 9.30 am followed by hospitality in the hall. Evening Prayer in our Chapel on 1st Sunday of the month at 6.00 p.m.

Thai Community meets at morning tea. Enquiries to Amanda Mason 0407 101 382.


Wednesday 9.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer; and

10.00 a.m. Eucharist and Prayers for Healing (followed by morning tea)

Friday 8.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer led by Peter Seymour.

Rector – Fr Philip Bradford;Phone 9557 4219 – 0431 655 220 (Mob)
PO Box 64. Enmore NSW 2042

Parish email:

Lay Ministers-Part Time: Lea MacNeil & Amanda Mason
Honorary Lay Minister: Peter Seymour

OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday, Friday 8.30 to 10.30 a.m.

Hon Clergy Associate:

Fr John Reimer

Organist: Kathy Drummond Occasional Organist: C. Brooks

133 Enmore Rd, Tel: 9550 5713
Hours: Tues‑Wed & Friday 9.30 ‑ 4; Thursday 9.30-3; Sat 9.30 – 2.30.

Healthy Church Life Group:

Fr Philip; Peter Seymour, Moya Holle, Ian Mylchreest, Fabian LoSchiavo, Evelyn Maack, Brett Davies; Angela Bell and Ruth Champion.

The Long Table – Brett Davies – email to

Fabian LoSchiavo: 0417670749.
Eddie Reddy: 0410634948
Ruth Champion: 0400166041

Parish Council:
Andy Serafin; Angela Bell; Susan Hill; Peter Seymour; Brett Davies, Tony Purcell; Evelyn Maack & James Barnes (Treasurer)

Hall Administrator:
Stuart Veitch Mb 0400-312-354

Synod Representatives
Diana Jefferies & Peter Seymour

Parish Nominators:
Moya Holle; Mandy Tibbey; Susan Hill; Ruth Champion & Stuart Veitch.

Pastoral Care Group
Lea MacNeil; Ruth Champion; John Tonetti, Moya Holle, Ann Petersen.